#MEET THE TEAM
Our team members
The MENTA team understand business. With first-hand experience of running successful businesses of their own, our team are driven by the desire to help you realise your full potential and succeed in your industry.
Head of Enterprise and Programmes
A former Head of Learning Curriculum for RBS, John now leads our enterprise and business start-up team. He is a key contact in business relationships across Norfolk and Suffolk, and is energised by supporting the region’s entrepreneurial community.
Commercial Sales Manager
Gina has an extensive background in the commercial sector working with international brands and delivering to clients in the aviation, hospitality and media sectors. Her role includes developing commercial relationships with key customers and partners across Norfolk and Suffolk.
Learning Development Manager – Programmes
Tim brings a wealth of experience and knowledge in business management, leadership, sales and service gained from many leadership roles across a variety of business areas in the last 37 years plus. Tim is developing and delivering current and topical learning programmes to help you lead and run your business more effectively and make the difference to you, your business, your employees and your customers.
Monica delivers support services to clients of our refugee entrepreneurship project. Working across the East of England with one-to-one advice and business support.
With an administrative, co-ordination and project support background, Emma provides assistance for the ERDF Project and other activities within the organisation to support MENTA colleagues and clients.
For Rachael, her role is about the finer details, providing high-level administrative and project support to her colleagues across the county as well as overseeing MENTA’s supplier contracts.
Maggie provides administrative support for various MENTA projects and business activities. She particularly enjoys assisting colleagues with research, as well as helping clients as they start and develop their businesses.
Business Centre Co-ordinator
Yvonne has a wealth of customer service experience. You will find her at our Bury St Edmunds business centre, where she brings passion for the delivery of excellent customer service, and is always welcoming and ready to help.
Business Centre Coordinator
Mary fulfils an integral role in the day-to-day running of MENTA Bury St Edmunds. She is responsible for ensuring all business centre operations run as smoothly as possible for colleagues, partners and clients.
Enterprise and enterprising people are at the heart of Jo’s role at MENTA. Her knowledge and experience are not from a book or university degree, but from more than 20 years running her own businesses.